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illumination

noun
 
 
/ɪˌluː.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ formal
[C or U] light
光;照明
The only illumination was from a skylight.
唯一的光亮来自天窗。
Light
illuminations [plural] mainly UK coloured decorative lights outside which make a town look bright and exciting at night
灯彩,灯饰
the Blackpool illuminations
布莱克普彩灯秀
Objects and decorations connected with celebrations
Translations of “illumination”
in Korean 조명…
in Arabic إنارة…
in Portuguese iluminação…
in Catalan il·luminació…
in Japanese 照明, イルミネーション…
in Italian illuminazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 光, 照明…
(Definition of illumination from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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